Caldwell County Historical Museum Analysis

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We are writing a paper on a field trip to the Caldwell County Historical Museum. I am going to explain what I found at the Museum. When I first thought about the Museum I thought it was going to be like a room with cases of different artifacts and documents. When you arrive you sign this book saying that you have been there When I heard about the Caldwell County Historical Museum, I did not know what to expect. At first I thought it was going to be a room filled with artifacts and documents. I pictured this small rundown room that had a small amount of artifacts to depict historic Caldwell County. When I arrived at the museum i noticed that their was a lot more to see than I had thought there would be. I found that the museum had items such as Native American spears and arrow points, maps, grants, and deeds. There was information that informed about the founding of Caldwell County. Along with this information that told me about the foundation of caldwell county, there was information that showed the establishment of Lenoir. The pictures and information was a great way for me to learn about the foundation of Caldwell County as well as the establishment of Lenoir. I had not expected the museum to hold this information. The museum had different sections such as music, military and photography. Each of these sections were important in…show more content…
The displays that I saw consist of the Native Americans, Pioneer/Revolutionary Formation of the County Civil War County Progresses The Fire Department, The Railroad,Furniture Industry, and The 20th Century. All of these collections present the history of Caldwell County. There were very helpful in allowing me to understand life in this county before me. The exhibits allowed me to see why people made the decisions they did, and why they acted the way they did. It was very interesting to see how the different components of the county that I had never thought about the reasoning behind the

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